Super Sleuth dramatic play for kids

Detective Games – Simple Play Ideas for Kids

Set up a fun detective game for kids with just a few simple items. Create an invitation to play with a basic story prompt, and then let your child’s imagination do the rest. This is a sponsored post for Energizer. It has been raining here for days now. We’ve played our way through our usual […]

10 Minutes a Day to a Happier You

This is a Contagious Agency sponsored post for Shick. Lately I’ve been feeling pulled in so many directions. As a Mum, wife, friend and work colleague, there’s always someone needing a piece of me and my time. The problem though, is when I do actually take some time for myself, I feel those all too […]
Bathroom reno ideas

4 Easy Steps to a Bathroom Make-over on a Budget

This post is sponsored by White Knight. When we bought our first home six years ago, it was a “renovator’s delight”. OK, perhaps it wasn’t quite that bad, structurally it was wonderful, but it did need some serious work inside. Think 1970′s brown and orange shag pile carpet throughout, an original 1950′s kitchen, and wallpaper […]
Nature crafts and activities for kids

Nature Crafts and Activities for Kids

We are back!! After what feels like forever, I am back to usual programming here at One Perfect Day. Soon I will share with you the events that led to my three (or was it four?) week break, but for now, let’s take a look at some of the great posts that were linked up […]
Maths ideas for preschoolers

Four Simple Ways to Teach Early Math Concepts To Preschoolers

This week on Tuesday Tots, I’m featuring four simple ways to teach early math concepts to preschoolers. There’s everything from shape and colour recognition to patterning and concepts of size and measurement. Have fun! 1. Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes takes the learning outdoors with their measuring with sticks activity 2. Learn about early math […]
Simple activities for babies toddlers

Zero to Two: The Book of Play for Babies and Toddlers

Zero to Two: The Book of Play is the ultimate resource of activities for babies and toddlers and it is available to download right now! I am so excited to join with a wonderful group of 25 contributors from all around the world, to bring you Zero to Two: the Book of Play. It is […]
Easy Fine motor activities for toddlers

Fine Motor Skills Activities for Toddlers

This week on Tuesday Tots, I’m featuring five quick and easy ways to develop fine motor skills with your toddler. I fell in love with each of these activities because they all require minimum effort to set up, and they provide lots of scope for playful learning. Each activity fosters not only fine motor skills, […]
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Tips for Travelling with Kids and a FREE ebook

This is a sponsored post. There’s nothing more wonderful than a family holiday. This is where life long memories are made. Sometimes though, family holidays are not the blissful escape we hoped they would be. A family trip can often become such a mammoth undertaking that we wind up feeling like we need a another […]
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Tuesday Tots – Sweet and Simple Valentine’s Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this week for my Tuesday Tots round up, I’m featuring six sweet and simple Valentine’s Day activities for kids. Valentine’s Day Rabbit with Heart Snack from Kiddie Foodies Valentine’s Day Bookmarks from My Little Bookcase Heart crayon Valentines from Crystal & Co. DIY Valentine felt envelopes from […]
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Easy No-Cook Lemon and Eucalyptus Play Dough

In preparation for Australia Day next week, I decided to create a batch of play dough in our national colours of green and gold. This lemon and eucalyptus no-cook play dough takes just five minutes to make and it smells gorgeous! Play dough is always such a calming activity, but the soothing aroma from this […]